Tag: Olympic Games
2022 Olympics by the Numbers
Check out these incredible trivia facts about the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
This Day in Pop Culture for September 4
Mark Spitz won seven gold medals, The Price is Right debuted and Beetle Bailey began appearing in newspapers on this day.
This Day in Pop Culture for August 4
Oscar Pistorius had a bad year between 2012 and 2013. He was the first amputee to compete in the Olympic games but he is also famous for something else.
This Day in Pop Culture for August 2
It was on this day that Jackie Joyner-Kersee won gold for the second time during the 1992 Olympic Games.
This Day in Pop Culture for May 14
1904: America Hosts Its First Olympic Games It was on this day in 1904 that the United States hosted its first Olympic Games in St. Louis, Missouri. Originally, the games were supposed to be held in Chicago, Illinois but plans were changed since next World Exposition was to be held in the city as well.…
This Day in Pop Culture for February 22
On this day in pop culture history, Lee Petty won the first Daytona 500, Americans won hockey gold medal at the Olympics and a Broadway play opened and closed the same night.